Worship invites UCC to become a 'living water change' July 3, 2011
At a time when around 60 percent of UCC churches have fewer than 100 members, nothing teases our imaginations about what might be possible in our own local church like worshiping God in a General Synod setting.
Youth activist Shelby Knox shares her story July 2, 2011
Shelby Knox didn’t set out to be a youth activist. She just did what she thought needed to be done. One of the featured Suncoast Saturday speakers, Shelby shared her inspiring story with workshop attendees.
Roy Juarez Jr.: 'A dream is a gift we give ourselves' July 2, 2011
Roy Juarez Jr. learned difficult lessons early in life. And he told a group of General Synod delegates and visitors, "If you grow up with a tough life, you have learned lessons that cannot be taught in a book."
Violins erupt at General Synod 28 assembly July 2, 2011
When General Synod 28 planners were asked "Who ya gonna call?" to follow Leonard Pitts’ inspirational keynote speech Saturday morning in the Plenary Hall of the Tampa Convention Center, they chose a couple of bona fide barrier-busters.